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2011 House Bill 4627: Ban laying off more effective but less senior teachers first (“LIFO”) (House Roll Call 171)
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Passed 68 to 39 in the House on June 9, 2011, to require public schools to make teacher layoff decisions on the basis of whether a teacher is more or less “effective,” and prohibit using seniority as the primary or determining factor (“last in first out,” or LIFO). Also, to allow principals to refuse to accept an "ineffective" teacher assigned to the school, placing the employee on unpaid leave. The bill would establish an "effectiveness" evaluation system in which an empirical "student growth" standard would count for 50 percent of the rating. If a current union contract prohibits these criteria, they would only go into effect after it has expired.
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The vote was 68 in favor, 39 against, and 3 not voting.
(House Roll Call 171)

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Republican
96496%
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63 total votes
Democrat
148614%
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4964%
47 total votes
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Ban laying off more effective but less senior teachers first (“LIFO”)

IN FAVOR

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Cavanagh (D)Jackson (D)Melton (D)Olumba (D)Rutledge (D)
Schmidt, R. (D)Stapleton (D)   

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Agema (R)Bolger (R)Bumstead (R)Callton (R)Cotter (R)
Crawford (R)Daley (R)Damrow (R)Denby (R)Farrington (R)
Forlini (R)Foster (R)Franz (R)Gilbert (R)Glardon (R)
Goike (R)Haines (R)Haveman (R)Heise (R)Hooker (R)
Horn (R)Hughes (R)Huuki (R)Jacobsen (R)Jenkins (R)
Johnson (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)Kurtz (R)LaFontaine (R)
Lori (R)Lund (R)Lyons (R)MacGregor (R)MacMaster (R)
McMillin (R)Moss (R)Muxlow (R)Nesbitt (R)O'Brien (R)
Olson (R)Opsommer (R)Ouimet (R)Outman (R)Pettalia (R)
Poleski (R)Potvin (R)Price (R)Pscholka (R)Rendon (R)
Rogers (R)Schmidt, W. (R)Scott (R)Shaughnessy (R)Shirkey (R)
Somerville (R)Stamas (R)Tyler (R)Walsh (R)Yonker (R)
Zorn (R)    


AGAINST

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Barnett (D)Bauer (D)Bledsoe (D)Brown (D)
Brunner (D)Byrum (D)Clemente (D)Constan (D)Darany (D)
Dillon (D)Durhal (D)Geiss (D)Hobbs (D)Hovey-Wright (D)
Howze (D)Irwin (D)Kandrevas (D)Lane (D)LeBlanc (D)
Lindberg (D)Lipton (D)Liss (D)McCann (D)Meadows (D)
Nathan (D)Oakes (D)Santana (D)Segal (D)Slavens (D)
Smiley (D)Stallworth (D)Stanley (D)Switalski (D)Talabi (D)
Tlaib (D)Townsend (D)Womack (D)  

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

McBroom (R)


HOUSE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Genetski (R)Hammel (D)Haugh (D)



HOUSE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Agema (R)  n  Ananich (D)  n  Barnett (D)  n  Bauer (D)  n  Bledsoe (D)
Y    Bolger (R)  n  Brown (D)  n  Brunner (D)Y    Bumstead (R)  n  Byrum (D)
Y    Callton (R)Y    Cavanagh (D)  n  Clemente (D)  n  Constan (D)Y    Cotter (R)
Y    Crawford (R)Y    Daley (R)Y    Damrow (R)  n  Darany (D)Y    Denby (R)
  n  Dillon (D)  n  Durhal (D)Y    Farrington (R)Y    Forlini (R)Y    Foster (R)
Y    Franz (R)  n  Geiss (D)  -  Genetski (R)Y    Gilbert (R)Y    Glardon (R)
Y    Goike (R)Y    Haines (R)  -  Hammel (D)  -  Haugh (D)Y    Haveman (R)
Y    Heise (R)  n  Hobbs (D)Y    Hooker (R)Y    Horn (R)  n  Hovey-Wright (D)
  n  Howze (D)Y    Hughes (R)Y    Huuki (R)  n  Irwin (D)Y    Jackson (D)
Y    Jacobsen (R)Y    Jenkins (R)Y    Johnson (R)  n  Kandrevas (D)Y    Knollenberg (R)
Y    Kowall (R)Y    Kurtz (R)Y    LaFontaine (R)  n  Lane (D)  n  LeBlanc (D)
  n  Lindberg (D)  n  Lipton (D)  n  Liss (D)Y    Lori (R)Y    Lund (R)
Y    Lyons (R)Y    MacGregor (R)Y    MacMaster (R)  n  McBroom (R)  n  McCann (D)
Y    McMillin (R)  n  Meadows (D)Y    Melton (D)Y    Moss (R)Y    Muxlow (R)
  n  Nathan (D)Y    Nesbitt (R)Y    O'Brien (R)  n  Oakes (D)Y    Olson (R)
Y    Olumba (D)Y    Opsommer (R)Y    Ouimet (R)Y    Outman (R)Y    Pettalia (R)
Y    Poleski (R)Y    Potvin (R)Y    Price (R)Y    Pscholka (R)Y    Rendon (R)
Y    Rogers (R)Y    Rutledge (D)  n  Santana (D)Y    Schmidt, R. (D)Y    Schmidt, W. (R)
Y    Scott (R)  n  Segal (D)Y    Shaughnessy (R)Y    Shirkey (R)  n  Slavens (D)
  n  Smiley (D)Y    Somerville (R)  n  Stallworth (D)Y    Stamas (R)  n  Stanley (D)
Y    Stapleton (D)  n  Switalski (D)  n  Talabi (D)  n  Tlaib (D)  n  Townsend (D)
Y    Tyler (R)Y    Walsh (R)  n  Womack (D)Y    Yonker (R)Y    Zorn (R)

House Roll Call 171 on 2011 House Bill 4627

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Comments

Re: 2011 House Bill 4627 (Ban laying off more effective but less senior teachers first (“LIFO”) )  by TaterSalad on September 28, 2012 
Your public unions and how they protect bad teachers:

Five times caught being drunk on the job and three times caught with drugs and then a teacher can be fired. In the private sector, this is not tolerated. When it comes with "your" tax money to support these drunk and drugged teachers, it seems that education expenses sure is "going a long way" down a dead end street. The Unions answer is to blame the money (not enough) spent on the kids education and to raise taxes on the citizens to "correct the conditions".

http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/17596

Re: 2011 House Bill 4627 (Ban laying off more effective but less senior teachers first (“LIFO”) )  by TaterSalad on September 15, 2012 
Get over it! Tenure is the problem and everyone knows it but won't admit it. Bad teachers are bad and can not teach but continue to teach and get all the benefits paid for by the taxpayer. Good teachers take the rap for the bad ones who could careless. It is time to change this and to give the power to the administrators, not the unions to can these bad apples. Make Michigan a "Right to Work State" and all the problems are eliminated and competition will begin.

Re: 2011 House Bill 4627 (Ban laying off more effective but less senior teachers first (“LIFO”) )  by victor88 on September 15, 2012 
I cannot understand how they can lay off these teachers at all. These teachers are so important here and need to stay. I am not sure what they are thinking here. http://www.squidoo.com/steel-buildings-info

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